The Leadership On Demand Toolbox is an online resource for the University of Arizona community to access leadership materials to use in organizations and departments across campus. The workshops in the Toolbox contain all of the necessary materials for you to implement the workshop successfully.
Below, you can find the workshops available, a brief description of the workshop, and the files you will want to download. The Facilitator Guide is used for the person leading the workshop. Other materials could include a PowerPoint presentation or handouts for participants.
If you download and use any the resources found in the LOD Toolbox, we would greatly appreciate any feedback that you may have! Please send an email to email@example.com or use the Contact Us form to tell us how you utilized these resources.
Communication Styles and Techniques: This workshop utilizes communication caucuses to help participants identify their individual communication styles. A challenge is presented to pairs of participants to allow them to practice, observe, and reflect on their communication styles and others.
Engagement Plan: This workshop utilizes SMART goals to help participants develop a plan for their personal and professional engagement. An assessment of personal interests and a “future resume” activity are also used to guide thinking about the future.
Experiential Reflection: This workshop serves as a time for a group to engage in conversation and reflection about a shared experience through a series of self-reflection prompts.The workshop begins with an overview of Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle, then uses that as a tool for guiding the reflection on the shared experience.
Goal Setting and Action Planning: In this workshop students explore the process of creating meaningful SMART goals. After learning about the composition of a SMART goal, stdents will take time to practice writing their own in an action planning activity.
Mentoring, Valuing, and Empowering Others: In this workshop, participants will explore the relationship between a mentor and mentee. They will reflect on their virtues of the heart and soul and think critically about how these traits will help them empower others.
Personal Values and Mission: This workshop serves as a time for students to think criticallyabout their personal values and explore the components of a mission statement. Students will select their top five values andanalyze their importance in a reflective activity. Students will finish by developing a personal mission statement.
Public Speaking and Facilitation Skills: This workshop provides participants the strategies for effective public speaking and facilitation. Participants will become equipped with the skills to prepare and present a speech. Finally, they will practice these skills in small groups by giving an impromptu mini speech, after which a short discussion will be facilitated by a member of the group.
Productive Conflict Resolution: This workshop utilizes a conflict resolution styles assessment to teach participants about their individual styles. A case study is also used for the group to practice and observe their conflict resolution styles in action.
Uncovering and Shaping Organizational Culture: This workshop teaches elements of organizational culture including purpose, new members, norms, stories, and leadership. A group activity is used to help participants identify elements of culture in their own organizations and decide how they might begin to shape the culture.
Understanding Leadership Styles - True Colors: This workshop utilizes the True Colors leadership styles exercise to teach participants about their individual leadership styles, including communication and time management. A group logic problem is also used for the group to practice and observe their leadership styles in action. To successfully facilitate the workshop, please download:
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